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Re: [PATCH 4/4] 'catch syscall' feature -- Build system, documentation and testcase

Hi Phil,

On Tue, 2008-11-04 at 08:18 +0000, Phil Muldoon wrote:
> Sérgio Durigan Júnior wrote:
> > This last part modifies the build system (in order to implement the
> > GDB's datadir), adds the documentation and the testcase for the new
> > feature.
> >   
> Nice, looks great!  Just some comments on tests.
> This is a forward of a comment from the archer list on the original 
> patch-set.  On targets that do support syscall breakpoints, but there is 
> no xml database (like on x8664) will these tests just fail? Are they 
> gated to XFAIL (or however one would gracefully fail here).

Oh, sorry about this. I completely forgot about our conversation. The
way it is now, the patch will fail if the arch doesn't provide the XML
file. You're right, I need to fix this and put an XFAIL.

> My only other comment is how this would work on remote targets (i.e.  
> remote target is x86, but your host is PPC).

To be completely honest, I still don't know the answer to this question.
I'd be glad if some good soul could try to answer this, so that I can
fix things if needed.

Thanks for your valid comments.


Sérgio Durigan Júnior
Linux on Power Toolchain - Software Engineer
Linux Technology Center - LTC
IBM Brazil

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